Taxon: Ruellia simplex C. Wright

 
Genus: Ruellia
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Ruellieae
Nomen number: 455109
Place of publication: F. A. Sauvalle, Anales Acad. Ci. Méd. Habana 6:321. 1870 (Fl. cub. 97)
Link to protologue:
Comment: see Taxonomic Literature (TL-2) 5:79. 1985 for author
Typification:
Name Verified on: 17-Apr-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as Ruellia brittoniana)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Hidalgo, Puebla, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (s.e.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (w.)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Cordoba, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman] Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Ezcurra, C. & T. F. Daniel 2007. Ruellia simplex, an older and overlooked name for Ruellia tweediana and Ruellia coerulea (Acanthaceae) (Darwiniana) 45:201-203.
  2. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  3. Weakley, A. S. Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and surrounding areas. (F Carol Virg Georg)
  4. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Ruellia simplex C. Wright :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?455109. Accessed 25 April 2018.